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Sapphire Class

Sapphire Class: This week started with an introduction to our RE unit. We are looking at Hinduism and what Hindus believe about their god.  We were shocked to find out that they have more than one god. Their main god is Brahman, but he is represented by three other...

A week in the life of Turquoise Class

Here is what Turquoise class have been doing over the past few weeks in our learning:   Science:  In science we have been doing forces . In forces we’ve investigated gravity, air resistance and water resistance and simple machines (levers, cogs and pulleys).  In...

POWER OF READING

Power of Reading At Minchinhampton Academy, all classes use The CLPE’s approach to the teaching of reading and writing through what is called Power of Reading. Using a range of high quality fiction, non-fiction and poetry, teachers deliver lessons that are...

POETS CORNER Year 5/6

A Monster Calls A frosted wasteland, Instant regret. Wind howls like a pack of wolves that hasn’t eaten since ten years. Snow smothered ice, jagged. Jagged teeth pulling you into the deadly frost abyss. Frost takes over your heart. Icebergs crash into each other like...

Landscape Art

Curriculum Exemplar Landscape Art         October 2020 Over the last two days the Year 5/6 classes have walked to Minchinhampton Common and Bubblewell to draw and paint in the open air or to use the correct expression, to engage in ‘plein air’ painting. Many landscape...

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